NEPO awards £1.2 billion infrastructure framework to Galliford Try
British construction firm Galliford Try has been appointed to a new infrastructure services framework for the North East Purchasing Organisation (NEPO), which represents 12 local authorities in the region, worth a total between £900 million and £1.2 billion over four years.
The London-headquartered business has been allocated to five lots of works, including infrastructure projects above £5 million, highways work above £5 million, marine and coastal works above £1 million, highways structures above £5 million and public realm works above £1 million.
South Tyneside Council work
In addition to its contract with NEPO, Galliford Try has also been appointed to the civil engineering framework operated by South Tyneside Council, which is anticipated to generate about £20 million of business over its three-year term.
Peter Truscott, Chief Executive of Galliford Try, said: “These awards demonstrate the breadth and versatility of the service provided by our Infrastructure division and, in particular, the strength of our Highways and Environmental businesses.
“We look forward to working with all the partners involved to make a high quality contribution to the infrastructure of the North West and North East.”
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